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Tag Archives: Emperor

Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 3rd

Posted by on February 3, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Soen and Black Star Riders, a 30th Anniversary Edition of Judas Priest’s Turbo, a Gene Hoglan instructional DVD and more. If you want to check out […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 13th

Posted by on January 13, 2017

We’re still early into 2017 and the releases are already pouring in. This week brings a new live Accept release, and studio albums from Code Orange, Sepultura, and more. If you missed last week’s releases, you can check them out here. There has not been too many releases just yet since we’re only two weeks […]

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Norwegian metal festival books Emperor, Satyricon… and Blink 182

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Headed to Norway next summer for the Tons of Rock Festival? It’ll be a rager. Emperor will be performing Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk in it’s entirety, and Sabaton will be performing Carolus Rex in it’s entirety exclusively at the fest. Also, Satyricon and Taake will be playing as well as Sodom and Candlemass. They’ve also […]

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My First Metal Shirt: Riley McShane of Allegaeon reps Emperor

Posted by on June 28, 2016

  My First Metal Shirt is a regularly-occurring feature on Metal Insider where we talk to people involved in metal about the first-ever metal T-shirt they owned, their memories about it,  and hopefully, a picture of them in it. This week’s installment comes from Allegaeon vocalist Riley McShane. “The first metal shirt I got was an Emperor shirt with […]

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Former Emperor guitarist’s band The Wretched End release new album stream

Posted by on April 20, 2016

If you’re an Emperor fan, you should know about its guitarist Samoth and his project The Wretched End. The band has been active for a few years already and now they are ready to release their newest album in four years titled In These Woods, From These Mountains via Indie Recordings. Samoth comments about the new […]

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Report: Candlelight Records acquired by Spinefarm

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Spinefarm Records has been adding some pretty cool names to its roster. However, the label’s next big move involves acquiring another label, Candlelight Records. Edward Christie and Steve Beatty, owners of the U.K. based label Candlelight, have reportedly sold the company’s assets to Spinefarm (who are owned by Universal Music Group). Blabbermouth obtained an email […]

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Emperor releasing 24-album box set

Posted by on December 7, 2015

What to get the ultimate Emperor fan for the holidays? Why not “The Complete Works” box set? Going on sale later this week via Blood Records, it contains a hell of a lot of stuff, especially if you buy the set now. Limited to222 copies, the centerpiece of the collection is a 24LP box set. […]

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Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams represent metal at Grammys

Posted by on February 10, 2015

While we know that metal wasn’t particularly well represented at the Grammy awards this year, Dave Grohl and Ryan Adams found a way to represent the genre by their fashion choices. And while it might not have been a birthday suit or a baseball outfit, both of them wore denim and shirts from metal bands […]

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Foo Fighters aren’t done with corpse paint yet

Posted by on November 21, 2014

On Halloween, Foo Fighters continued to build anticipation for their Sonic Highways album and Sonic Highway HBO series by playing a show in Nashville while wearing corpse paint. It turns out that’s not the last you’ve seen of the band and corpse paint. The band are joining the ugly holiday sweater craze and releasing two sweatshirts that […]

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